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The DO

Becoming the medical expert in my family

By The DO Staff


Monday, July 4th, 2022. I am at an all-American backyard BBQ and I’m feeling…out of place. Everyone is enjoying this national holiday without a worry in the world, while the gears in my brain spin so fast that I think I can smell something up there burning. Stories are exchanged about pregnancy and parenthood, reiterating my panic that I should be at home studying obstetrics and pediatrics, among many other topics.